Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief teams are helping hurting homeowners in southwest Louisiana following the destruction by Hurricane Laura

LOUISIANA — Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief teams are helping hurting homeowners in southwest Louisiana following the massive destruction caused by Hurricane Laura. The charity is responding to the great need in four southwest Louisiana locations—Lake Charles, Jennings, DeRidder, and DeQuincy. The Category 4 storm struck under the cover of darkness—creating widespread devastation and displacing hundreds…

LA Dream Center provides free personalized care to each resident, with the goal of helping each individual secure employment, housing and continue growth.

LOS ANGELES — This month, the Los Angeles Dream Center is celebrating a significant milestone. Founder Matthew Barnett, his wife Caroline and their entire team of staff and volunteers are commemorating 25 years of service to the people of Los Angeles. The 25th anniversary celebration beginning on Thursday, September 26 will include many events, but…

A baby with a debilitating cleft lip in Guinea received free surgery from Mercy Ships, the charity’s 100,000th surgical procedure onboard its hospital ships

HIGH SEAS – A 7-month-old patient receives cleft lip surgery onboard the world’s largest charity hospital ship. A baby born with a debilitating cleft lip in Guinea has received free surgery from Mercy Ships volunteers, marking the charity’s 100,000th surgical procedure onboard its hospital ships. Aissata (EYE-sat-ah), a 7-month-old child, travelled with her mother nearly…

Following Beirut devastating explosion initiatives have seen SAT-7 staff bring food & water to those continuing the mammoth relief task

BEIRUT — Following Beirut’s devastating explosion several recent initiatives have seen SAT-7 staff bring food and water to those continuing the mammoth task of clearing glass and securing buildings, including providing a breakfast to one volunteer group. Maroun Bou Rached, SAT-7 Lebanon’s Executive Director. explains why their team were preparing breakfast for 250 volunteers of…

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles to survive COVID-19 coronavirus

Stay-at-home Americans challenged to support coronavirus relief efforts WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based humanitarian group Gospel for Asia (GFA World, and its affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles the deadly coronavirus. More than 5,000 cases…

At the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Christians can be found out on the streets, passing out emergency relief items and sharing the Gospel.

WUHAN – At the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Christians can be found out on the streets, passing out emergency relief items and sharing the Gospel. Christian humanitarian aid groups have partnered with local Chinese pastors to distribute food and protective masks. Mark Hogsed, vice president of international programs at World Help, told…

Yael Eckstein, president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, discusses reasons why we need to pray and speak out against anti-semitism today.

Yael Eckstein, president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, discusses reasons why we need to pray and speak out against anti-semitism today. On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed annually on Jan. 27, we proclaim “Never again!” Yet the increase in anti-Semitism in the U.S. and around the world has many people…

In the spirit of the Christian Gospel, Anglican Overseas Aid responds with compassion that improve the quality of life for people in developing countries.

COLLINGWOOD, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA – Anglican Overseas Aid is an Australian-based FBO committed to creating partnerships with like-minded organizations to alleviate poverty, injustices, and provide disaster recovery services. According to their website, their work “is inspired by the Gospel of Christ, with a vision for a peaceful, just, and sustainable world.” The Reverend Dr. Bob Mitchell…

A social worker affiliated with Gospel for Asia (GFA) lost five family members in the Easter Sunday bombings that took the lives of over 250 people, the humanitarian mission agency announced Thursday.

Humanitarian Agency Gospel For Asia (GFA) Grieves its Social Worker’s Five Family Members Killed in Sri Lanka Easter Terror Bomb Attacks on Two Different Churches WILLS POINT, TX — Humanitarian agency Gospel For Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org), today announced that one of its social workers in Sri Lanka lost five family members in the Easter Sunday terror…

World Leprosy Day outreaches are being arranged in addition to GFA’s ongoing ministry to care for and reach thousands of leprosy patients since 2007.

World Leprosy Day: Gospel for Asia-supported workers’ hands-on care for sufferers brings practical help and spiritual hope to those still marginalized by long-feared disease. WILLS POINT, Texas — Gospel for Asia (GFA) is spotlighting its efforts to bridge the historic social gulf caused by the disfiguring disease that leaves sufferers disadvantaged and often despised—one outstretched arm…

Global focus brings attention to Gospel for Asia’s efforts to improve health and well-being by helping provide sanitation facilities.

Global focus brings attention to Gospel for Asia’s efforts to improve health and well-being by helping provide simple essentials, sanitation facilitiesWILLS POINT, Texas — Ribbon-cutting ceremonies typically mark the opening of a grand new building, but in Asia they can even celebrate a more modest, but life-changing construction—of a simple outhouse. The enthusiastically attended formal…

literInternational Literacy Day underscores how, in helping people learn to read, GFA brings practical help and spiritual hope to many on the fringes of society WILLS POINT, Texas — In many parts of the world, being unable to read isn’t just an inconvenience—it’s a potentially deadly handicap that GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) is working hard to…

Gospel for Asia (GFA) calls attention to plight of widows worldwide who need help to face tragedy and overcome the many indignations of widowhood. WILLS POINT, Texas  —  More than seven years after the United Nations formally called attention to the plight of widows, millions of bereaved women still find themselves subjected to abuse, humiliation, ostracism…

Desperate need inspires sacrificial giving, as GFA-supported teams work through night to assist relief efforts of government officials ready emergency supplies WILLS POINT, Texas — Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) has issued a “loaves and fishes” appeal for support in bringing help and hope to some of the tens of thousands devastated by historic flooding…

GFA-supported workers rescue stranded, provide emergency supplies for India Flood victims. WILLS POINT, TEXAS — GFA-supported workers (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) are stepping up efforts to help with rescue and relief efforts in India’s flood-stricken Kerala state, as the death toll and number of displaced people in the worst flooding in nearly a century continue to…

WILLS POINT, Texas  — GFA (Gospel for Asia) has issued an urgent appeal for help in responding to some of the worst flooding in almost a century that has claimed several hundred lives and displaced nearly a quarter of a million people in southern India. GFA-supported workers have already begun distributing emergency supplies to some…

GFA-supported workers warn of dangers of tobacco to help demonstrate that ‘God cares for the whole person’ WILLS POINT, Texas—June 2017, residents of a community in northern India pledged to make it tobacco-free following a health awareness drive by Gospel for Asia (GFA)-supported workers. Carrying placards and handing out advisory leaflets about the dangers of…

Gospel for Asia provided materials to widows in Asia to build roof huts for safety in storms, & help impoverished communities on International Widows' Day.

One of the widows touched by Gospel for Asia-supported teams’ help-and-hope visits speaks of her ‘beautiful house’ made possible by simple donation WILLS POINT, Texas—The message of God’s sheltering love for the destitute and disenfranchised was spelled out practically with tin sheets and umbrellas when GFA-supported (Gospel for Asia) teams reached out to some of…

GFA (Gospel for Asia) highlights need for more toilets to cut avoidable death toll, in first of challenging series looking at major social issues. WILLS POINT, Texas—Missionary organization GFA (Gospel for Asia) is calling attention to a usually ignored, delicate subject at the heart of much of its caring work—a lack of toilets. In the…

laborGospel for Asia-supported Bridge of Hope centers help campaign for brighter future for youngsters at-risk for child labor in some of Asia’s impoverished communities WILLS POINT, Texas—In a part of the world where many children are valued only for the small amount of money they can earn through long hours of hard work in child…

GFA (Gospel for Asia) leader Dr. KP Yohannan assists in ‘great act of kindness’ supply distributions in wake of severe flooding in Sri Lanka. WILLS POINT, Texas—Gospel for Asia-supported (GFA) workers worked alongside Buddhist priests to bring relief to some of those worst hit by the severe flooding that left thousands of Sri Lankans in…

GFA (Gospel for Asia) matches simple mosquito net distribution with awareness drive to further ‘life and death’ fight against malaria. WILLS POINT, Texas—Malaria may be a thing of the past in many places, but it remains a major public health threat in large parts of the world, prompting GFA (Gospel for Asia) to sound the…

Regardless of economy, nations worldwide face need for better sources of clean water, providing opportunity to show God’s love and care: GFA (Gospel for Asia) article  WILLS POINT, Texas—Best known for its work helping the underprivileged in poverty-stricken parts of the world, GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) is spotlighting a universal crisis that unites all nations:…

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The U.S. Dry Cleaning Corp., doing business as Tuchman Cleaners, an Indiana dry cleaner chain and World Help, an international humanitarian organization, have formed an unexpected partnership to fight global poverty. Tuchman Cleaners, who has 24 stores in Indianapolis, has joined forces with humanitarian aid group World Help to help develop impoverished…

Gospel for Asia (GFA) highlights need for more toilets to cut avoidable death toll, in first of challenging series looking at major social issues affecting people in Asia. WILLS POINT, Texas—Missionary organization GFA (Gospel for Asia) is calling attention to a usually ignored, delicate subject at the heart of much of its caring work—a lack…